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GOSH Symposium on Kawasaki Disease

This half-day symposium aims to provide complete and up-to-date information on Kawasaki disease covering all its aspects.

Focus will be given to diagnostic challenges, recent advances in cardiovascular imaging, primary therapy in acute illness and long term management. The presentations will be enriched by practical examples and case reports.

The symposium is suitable for consultants, trainees, nurses and allied professionals and will give them a good opportunity to meet leaders in the field. 

Topics covered:

  • Epidemiological Aspects of Kawasaki Disease
  • Current Knowledge on Pathogenesis
  • Diagnostic Criteria for Kawasaki Disease, Complete versus Incomplete Form, Diagnostic Challenges, Differential Diagnosis
  • Step by Step Guide to Echocardiographic Assessment: From the Basics to Complex Lesions
  • What You Need to Know about Coronary Artery Z-scores
  • Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Acute and Chronic Complications
  • Cardiac CT and MRI: Role, Technical Aspects and Limitations
  • Primary Therapy in Acute Illness: Current Evidence
  • Prediction of IVIG Resistance, Adjunctive Therapies, Future Directions
  • Prevention of Coronary Artery Thrombosis: Risk Stratification, Drugs Used and Practicalities
  • Diagnosis and Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Risk-Stratified Recommendations for Long-Term Management 
  • Kawasaki Disease in Adult Patients
  • Case Reports

Early birds end 27th October 2019

 

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